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Júma

A language of Brazil

ISO 639-3jua

Population  4 (1998). There were 300 in 1940.
Region  Amazonas, Mucuim River, Rio Açuã tributary.
Language map  Brazil, reference number 32
Alternate names   Arara, Kagwahibm, Kagwahiph, Kagwahiv, Kavahiva, Kawahip, Kawaib, Yumá
Dialects  The Júma, Amundava [adw], Kayabi [kyz], Tenharim [pah], and Karipuná [kuq] all call themselves ‘Kagwahiva’ (Kagwahibm, Kagwahiv, Kawahip, Kavahiva, Kawaib, Kagwahiph). These varieties along with Uru-eu-wau-wau [urz] and Morerebi [xmo] are all linguistically similar.
Classification  Tupi, Tupi-Guarani, Subgroup VI
Comments  SVO. Nearly extinct.